Job Opportunities

Greyston is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating equitable employment opportunities for all individuals. All qualified applicants receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Current Opportunities

Why Greyston?

At Greyston, we create thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring, which means we provide employment opportunities to people regardless of their background or work history, while offering them the support necessary both to succeed in the workplace and to thrive in the community. With our history as a social justice pioneer, Greyston is recognized as one of the country’s leading social enterprises that provides individuals opportunities for employment. Our philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential. With tremendous interest in socially responsible business and growing awareness of the massive economic dysfunction driven by poverty, recidivism and a lack of job opportunities for people with barriers, Greyston is poised to capitalize on these factors by launching the Center for Open Hiring as a focal point for generating and measuring social innovation impact.

The Center for Open Hiring Director (CFOHD) plays a key role within the organization and will be responsible for planning, implementing and supporting various initiatives critical to the success of our Open Hiring Center. The CFOHD will lead the way in the adoption and expansion of the Open Hiring model by teaching, mentoring, and consulting interested business professionals on best practices in order to establish and successfully implement the Open Hiring model.  Additionally, the CFOHD will be responsible for refining, scaling, and supporting the Open Hiring model to spread the model to other organizations nationally and globally.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Senior Management team with managing and implementing the Center for Open Hiring.
  • Evaluate, define, and improve Open Hiring best practices.
  • Help refine, scale and support the national and global uptake of the Open Hiring Model through providing pathways for learning and innovation.
  • Codify elements of the Opening Hiring model to establish the CFOH Toolkit, best-practice manuals, and proposed standards for Open Hiring.
  • Build a community of OH practice through strategic partnerships with other organizations and the Association of Open Hiring, to include the coordination of employee swaps and manager trainings.
  • Identify and partner with needed social service organizations in each location to provide support to employees similar to Open Hiring in Yonkers
  • Share on-the-ground access to Greyston’s operating nonprofits and commercial enterprises to design, test, and pilot business and social innovations around economic inclusion.
  • Ensure that the CFOH serves as a catalyst for economic inclusion and social equity through the design, measurement and refinement of Open Hiring methods, sustainable business practices, and innovative provision of essential community programs.
  • Build effective training curriculum and materials utilizing a variety of media sources in order to train, coach, and mentor business professionals interested in implementing the Open Hiring model in their organizations.
  • Develop and maintain communications through social media to promote the Open Hiring concept, best practices and available resources.
  • Design the ROI and SROI model to ensure business performance and community outcomes are being achieved.
  • Serve as an outside consultant and partner with other organizations to promote the Open Hire model.

Experience:

  • 5+ years project and/or program management experience
  • 5+ years of training curriculum development/instructional design experience
  • Consulting experience a plus

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to convene, inspire and educate thought leaders, business executives, social entrepreneurs, impact investors, policy advocates, scholars, and mindfulness practitioners to the concept of Open Hiring
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Highly motivated, energetic, and creative training professional with integrity, high ethical standards and business acumen
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Passion for Greyston’s mission; strong understanding of alternative hiring models
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving skills combined with sound judgment
  • Unwavering commitment to on-going quality improvement and excellence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships in general and to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Proven verbal, written and presentation skills, i.e., clear, succinct, and compelling writing style
  • Ability to lead while being part of an integrated team
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and function within a dynamic and challenging environment

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, prescription and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, Long Term Disability, Flex Spending, Commuter Benefits and Employee Assistance Program.

EEO Statement:

Greyston is committed to creating equitable employment opportunities for all individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send your resume to jobs@greyston.org

Why Greyston?

At Greyston, we create thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring, which means we provide employment opportunities to people regardless of their background or work history, while offering them the support necessary both to succeed in the workplace and to thrive in the community. With our history as a social justice pioneer, Greyston is recognized as one of the country’s leading social enterprises that provides individuals opportunities for employment. Our philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential. With tremendous interest in socially responsible business and growing awareness of the massive economic dysfunction driven by poverty, recidivism and a lack of job opportunities for people with barriers, Greyston is poised to capitalize on these factors by launching the Center for Open Hiring as a focal point for generating and measuring social innovation impact.

The Greyston Bakery located in Yonkers, New York is looking for a Maintenance Mechanic to ensure their production line runs efficiently and smoothly.

 Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily production line maintenance coverage in assigned areas.
  • Perform Daily Walk-through to inspect facility and equipment to determine if any action is necessary.
  • Repair and maintain, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, machinery, mechanical, electrical/electronic equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments..
  • Install special functional and structural parts in devices, using hand tools.
  • Set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
  • Create a spare parts list for each piece of equipment. The list will include: the name of the equipment, the location of the equipment, the spare parts on hand (including part number and number of units in inventory) and where the parts are kept. Responsible for maintaining any spare parts that we have to have on behalf of our outside vendors. They will be listed and inventoried the same as our own spare parts.
  • Assist in the development of and updating of the Preventive Maintenance Plan.
  • Responsible for the execution of the Preventive Maintenance program including tasks described in the preventive maintenance schedule.
  • Perform start-up assembly as assigned.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills that promote effective performance and cooperation with all parties, internal and external.
  •  Work Days: 5 to 6 days per week including Saturdays & Sundays. Requires a 7th day of work in the busy season, from December through August.
  •  Work Hours: 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift. Hours may change due to production schedule needs.

Experience:

  • Three to five years of food manufacturing maintenance or related maintenance experience preferred.

 Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge, skills and experience in the use of a variety of trade practices associated with occupations such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, cement work, painting, welding, pneumatic, and other related trades, and the perform at a high level in these trades. They must also be able to lift minimum 75 lbs. and work on feet for over 8 hours.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, prescription and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, Long Term Disability, Flex Spending, Commuter Benefits and Employee Assistance Program.

EEO Statement:

Greyston is committed to creating equitable employment opportunities for all individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send your resume to: jobs@greyston.org.

 

Why Greyston?

At Greyston, we create thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring, which means we provide employment opportunities to people regardless of their background or work history, while offering them the support necessary both to succeed in the workplace and to thrive in the community. With our history as a social justice pioneer, Greyston is recognized as one of the country’s leading social enterprises that provides individuals opportunities for employment. Our philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential. With tremendous interest in socially responsible business and growing awareness of the massive economic dysfunction driven by poverty, recidivism and a lack of job opportunities for people with barriers, Greyston is poised to capitalize on these factors by launching the Center for Open Hiring as a focal point for generating and measuring social innovation impact.

Position Summary:

As the Production Manager, you will report to the General Manager of the Greyston Bakery. You will manage and coordinate all production activities, operations, and staff to ensure conformance to establish procedures; implement practices that maximize production efforts to improve the overall effectiveness and financial performance of the production function.

Responsibilities:

  • Review, analyze, modify, and implement efficient and effective department processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Interface with QA Manager to ensure highest degree of final quality and develop new and better quality methods.
  • Ensures approved manufacturing methodology are being followed by performing analysis by identifying any equipment, ingredient, or operational issue that could impair operation.
  • Develop, monitor and communicate goals and key initiatives to improve bakery operation performance and success.
  • Maintain knowledge of the skills of the labor force to manage in time of employee absence or unexpected peak demands.
  • Interface with General Manager to control operating costs, monitor production costs versus standard and implement plans to drive efficiency.
  • Coordinate inbound receiving, outbound shipment and inventory logistics with suppliers, third party warehouses and customers.
  • Ensure customer shipments are met while balancing inventory and manufacturing.
  • Maintain knowledge of machine capacity and develops solutions for efficient utilization.
  • Ensures all safety rules and regulations are followed; investigates accidents in a timely, accurate, and complete manner.
  • Ensure manufacturing practices and Bakery operation complies with GMPs, HACCP, OSHA, and FDA through training and execution.
  • Prepare all required reports and correspondence.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor department budget; manages expenses within approved budget constraints.
  • Develop standard work and process controls for new products.
  • Identify, document, and implement opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Lead the production organization through effective planning, organizing, staffing, monitoring, training, employee motivation, coaching and develop production staff; manage schedules and workflow.
  • Assign duties and monitor quality of work; assure staff conforms to organizational policies, procedures, and government regulations.
  • Provide day-to-day guidance and oversight of subordinates; actively work to promote and recognize performance.
  • Keep up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Communicate and solve production-related problems utilizing employee involvement, and open two-way interactions.
  • Supervise, develop and coach direct reports through goal setting, clear expectations and regular communications.
  • Enforce all company rules, policies, and procedures are met and in conjunction with Human Resources provide disciplinary action when necessary.
  • Direct bakery operations to ensure product quality and efficiency of operations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Work Schedule:

  • Work Days: Five to six days per week including Saturdays & Sundays
  • Work Hours: first, second and third shift. Hours may change due to production schedule needs.

Education Level/Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent preferred
  • Five years related experience or equivalent
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating subordinates
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels and outside vendors.
  • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions
  • Ability to perform the physical labor necessary
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, prescription and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, flex spending, long-term disability, commuter benefits and employee assistance.

EEO Statement:

Greyston is committed to creating equitable employment opportunities for all individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send your resume to jobs@greyston.org

Why Greyston?

At Greyston, we create thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring, which means we provide employment opportunities to people regardless of their background or work history, while offering them the support necessary both to succeed in the workplace and to thrive in the community. With our history as a social justice pioneer, Greyston is recognized as one of the country’s leading social enterprises that provides individuals opportunities for employment. Our philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential. With tremendous interest in socially responsible business and growing awareness of the massive economic dysfunction driven by poverty, recidivism and a lack of job opportunities for people with barriers, Greyston is poised to capitalize on these factors by launching the Center for Open Hiring as a focal point for generating and measuring social innovation impact.

Position Summary:

As the Quality Control Technician, you will be reporting to the QA Manager. In this role, you will perform testing, review test data, and write investigations in compliance with GMPs and SOPs.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze products in compliance with GMP regulations and SOPs.
  • Review, evaluate, interpret, summarize, and present data generated in support of method validation and stability studies; prepare technical reports and summaries based on data.
  • Responsible for daily support to the QA Manager in the maintenance of the SQF 2000 System via Daily–Shift Process Checks of Documentation
  • Understanding of HACCP/HACQP verifications, operational inspections, customer/sensory
  • Products specification checks and testing
  • Collection of in process product samples
  • Monitoring and reporting of GMP compliance and special project assignments as directed by the QA Manager to meet the overall Food safety/quality and customer expectations of Greyston Bakery, Inc.
  • Review data obtained for compliance to specifications; report abnormalities.
  • Complete and maintain appropriate documentation to support testing procedures and comply with GMPs including but not limited to data capture forms, equipment logbooks, and inventory forms.
  • Identifies and troubleshoots equipment problems.
  • Assists with creation of new SOPs and/or revision of existing documentation.
  • Read, understand, and follow SOPs; complies with current GMP as required by FDA.
  • Maintains supply levels for performance of assigned duties.
  • Maintains accurate and updated laboratory notebooks and records.
  • Participates in GMP audits.
  • Follows all safety regulations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Work Schedule:

  • Work Days: Five to six days per week including Saturdays & Sundays
  • Work Hours: 2 pm to 10 pm must be flexible to work any shift and weekends as needed

Education Level/Training:

  • High School and/or College Graduate with strong science background (Biology/Chemistry/Food Science)
  • Strong background in Science and Math (working knowledge of statistics)
  • Training/certification in ServSafe/AIB Food Safety/HACCP is preferred
  • Minimum one to two years in Snack/Food Industry and/or Food related industry (i.e., Production Facility Environment Work Experience; Bakery experience preferred but not mandatory
  • Ability to develop clear, concise, and timely oral and written reports
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Proficient on Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, prescription and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, flex spending, long-term disability, commuter benefits and employee assistance.

EEO Statement:

Greyston is committed to creating equitable employment opportunities for all individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit resumes to jobs@greyston.org

 

Why Greyston?

At Greyston, we create thriving communities through the practice and promotion of Open Hiring, which means we provide employment opportunities to people regardless of their background or work history, while offering them the support necessary both to succeed in the workplace and to thrive in the community. With our history as a social justice pioneer, Greyston is recognized as one of the country’s leading social enterprises that provides individuals opportunities for employment. Our philosophy fuels community development and a commitment to human growth and potential.  With tremendous interest in socially responsible business and growing awareness of the massive economic dysfunction driven by poverty, recidivism and a lack of job opportunities for people with barriers, Greyston is poised to capitalize on these factors by launching the Center for Open Hiring as a focal point for generating and measuring social innovation impact.     

The Vice President of Programs plays a key role in directing activities designed to raise community poverty and recidivism rate awareness and engage in fundraising activities to solicit and maintain funds for our community-centered programs.  This position requires a leader with both operational and interpersonal skills, the ability to represent and advocate for the organization in the community with public officials, the general public and the media, and the belief in the passion, vision and value of the organization’s work. The VP of Programs will need to develop alliances with government and elected officials to ensure successful results for the community served, the partnerships, and the organization.  

Job Functions and Responsibilities: 

 Use your experience to help partners, clients and Greyston to drive successful community-centered programs. 

  • Plan and manage the strategic execution process that enables program teams to align investments, staff, and other resources necessary to implement their strategies and achieve their impact goals. 
  • Represents and advocates for the organization in the community with political officials, the general public, and the media. 
  • Collaborates with others to establish partnerships and business initiatives to ensure successful results for the people and community served. 
  • Serves as one of the organization’s spokespersons in promoting the organization and its vision and services and business solutions. 
  • Develop external relationships to ensure opportunities for innovation and service delivery that promotes healthy communities. 
  • Evaluate the work of staff and volunteers to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively. 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in community to meet community needs. 

Experience: 

  • 10+ Program Management 
  • 5+ Public Relations/Community Relations 
  • Financial background a plus 
  • Social Services and/or Health Care industry a plus 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Skilled in effectively engaging others both internally and externally in order to build partnerships, achieve strategic initiatives, and attain organizational goals. 
  • Strong influence skills and ability to work successfully with peers; a true team player. 
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to simplify complex problems, work succinctly with others and be able to navigate political landscapes.  
  • Construct new and innovative solutions for complex and varying problems and situations while approaching issues/problems by considering the larger perspective or context. 
  • Commitment to the foundation’s core values, mission, and programs with an approach that is consistent with the foundation’s guiding principles and holding self to the highest ethical standards. 
  • Proven verbal, written and presentation skills, i.e., clear, succinct, and compelling writing style. 
  • Ability to lead while being part of an integrated team, including the ability to develop talent and build a high performing team. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and function within a dynamic and challenging environment. 
  • Excellent organizational skills, demonstrated ability to lead teams through a complex and ambiguous task. 
  • Ability to be independent and work effectively and with sensitivity across barriers, such as language and culture. 
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial attitude.  

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, prescription and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, Long Term Disability, Flex Spending, Commuter Benefits and Employee Assistance Program. 

EEO Statement:  

Greyston is committed to creating equitable employment opportunities for all individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Please submit resumes to jobs@greyston.org

 

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